THE FORFAR MART
WEDNESDAY, 16th JUNE 2021
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of 27 Prime Cattle, 3 OTM’s and 340 Prime Lambs, Hoggs, Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (6) – Sold to a top of 2.67p per kg for a 556 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth and to £1642.20 for a 690 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 245p.
Heifers (21) – Sold to a top of 2.75p per kg and £1551 for a 564 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail to average 247p.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Lim. 2.52p Chapel of Barras, 2.50p, 2.44p & 2.38p Nethermyres, 2.26p Bankhead.
Lim. 2.74p Nethermyres, 2.66p Gask, 2.60p Nethermyres, 2.59p Nethermyres & West Bog, 2.58p Craignathro, 2.56p Craignathro & Pityot.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1595.76 Nethermyres, £1568.44 Bankhead, £1550 Nethemyres
Lim. £1522.80 Pityot, £1517.74 West Bog, £1510.40 Craignathro, £1500 & £1491.88 Pityot,
Lim. x £1250 (1.60p) Barns of Airlie
Sim. X £1150 (1.47p) Barns of Airlie, £1030 (1.45p) Whitehall
NEW SEASON LAMBS (268) – Sold to a top of 320p per kg for a 45 kg Texel from Wellbank Mains and to £147 per head for a 48 kg Texel from Clochie. Overall Average 280p per kg. SQQ Ave. 276p per kg.
Lambs following the national trend in being an easier trade on the week. Good 43 – 47 kg lambs looking the best trade. Lamb trade still 63p per kg up on average from the same week last year.
Leading prices per kg:-
Tex. – 313p Shandford & Southtown of Melgund, 308p Southtown of Melgund (twice), 306p Clochie, 304p Balnagarrow & Wellbank Mains
Belt. – 313p Clochie, 297p Scobshaugh
Suff. – 297p North Mains of Baldovan, 285p Shandford
Leading Prices per head:-
Tex. - £146 Wellbank Mains, £144 Southtown of Melgund & Wellbank Mains, £142 Southtown of Melgund (twice), £141 Shandford, £140 Wairds of Alpity & North Mains of Baldovan
Belt. - £141 Clochie
Suff. - £140 North Mains of Baldovan
EWES (72) – Ave. £95 per head
Belt. - £125 Scobshaugh
Suff. - £137 & £129 Drimmie, £127 Newton of Guthrie
Mule - £110 Balnabroich
B.F. - £81 Drumyellow
Tex. - £132 Pearsie Est., £131 Shandford
BFL - £124 Pearsie Est.
BF - £93 Pearsie Est.